4 March 2021
Revealing Recipes: Top Tips from Early Modern Women:
Lady Sedley’s from the RCP and Lady Ayscough’s from the Wellcome Collection
Please join the Early Modern Recipe Online Collective (EMROC), Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the Wellcome Collection for a one-day manuscript adventure on March 4, from 1PM to 9 PM GMT. This worldwide event offers a chance to help make two medical recipe books searchable for users around the globe.
Click Getting Started with Transcription to join us!
We’ll for transcribing two fabulous 17th century medical recipe books: Lady Sedley’s from the RCP and Lady Ayscough’s from the Wellcome Collection. Drop in, or stay all day!
You’ll have the chance to:
- Discover more about the history of the books direct from experts at the RCP and Wellcome Collection. Check out the Revealing Recipes schedule of online talks and events here, and register for access 10am-noon EST (3-5 pm GMT) during the transcribathon.
- Learn about early modern recipes and domestic healthcare
- Take part in conversations with experts on Twitter, and more.
And all from the comfort of your own home!
Transcribers will be working around the globe. Participants will virtually meet scholars from around the world and emerge from the day with a line for their CV—all from their own home, classroom, or office! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY – we’ll walk you through the coding and offer pointers on the handwriting.
Interested in joining our Transcribathon virtually? Contact Lisa Smith, at firstname.lastname@example.org or @historybeagle, or jump in on the day.
On this page, please find a series of resources to orient, help, and inform.
EMROC blog (for quick and dirty blog posts as things happen, as well as more thoughtful posts later)
Revealing Recipes Workshop, with live mini-lectures from scholars and librarians.
Royal College of Physicians event page.
Pre-transcribathon survey so we can learn more about our participants. (Thank you!!!)